VILLAGE BOARD MEETINGVILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOODMONDAY, AUGUST 10, 2020 Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St. 7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Adoption of agenda

4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary

5. Public comments

6. Reading and approval of minutes

7. Approval to pay bills as presented

8. Old business

a. Coronavirus update

b. Speed sign reports

9. Committee reports

a. Finance & Insurance

b. Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update

c. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds

d. Water/Sewer/Streets – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates

e. Ordinances – review ordinances submitted at last meeting

f. Clerk communications

10. New Business

A:

B: events

Primary Election August

Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – August 24, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, August 3, 2020

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JULY 27, 2020

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, July 27, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Aaron Damrau, Anne Drinkwater & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Aaron Damrau is running for Menominee-Shawano County District Attorney and spoke about
his running platform. 
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Alliant will be building a new power station behind the current one on State Rd. Preliminary workis being completed.
Asbestos removal at Backes store should be done first week of August.
Kautza Excavate after.Fencing and gate completed at the Ball Park.
Birchwood additional parking and path to pond complete.
It was determined that the empty land next to the Legion Hall and park are actually considered part of the street. Property will need to be surveyed and then street vacated and land assigned to the adjoining properties. 
Trustee Dombrowski submitted samples of ordinances for Fireworks, Storage/Shipping Containers,Winter parking restrictions and Citations for review. She also submitted a Building permit ordinance and permit forms for review.
It was decided to join the WI Towns Association.
It will cost $96.00 to have the ads removed from the Village website. Kelly Gutowski will continue to administer the site. 
Village Attorney for Shawano County, Katherine Sloma has been appointed to Judge position.
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to purchase ICX voting machine which is similar to current voting machine. Approximate cost will be $3,200.00. Roll call vote – all yes.

Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:35 p.m.Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Thank you.

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
Village of Birnamwood

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JUNE 22, 2020

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 22, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Jim Dalbec, Lawrence Hable, Mark Klumpyan & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
R.Resch/Behm m/s/c to appoint Mark Klumpyan as Village Trustee to fill vacant position. Roll call vote – all yes.
Oath of Office was issued to Mark Klumpyan.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Dombrowski/R.Resch m/s/c to allow Jim Dalbech to sell concessions at either Remington property.
Roll call vote – all yes.
For the last 2 weeks the speed sign located on State Rd. reported 70% over 30 mph. Highest speed was 66.
President Sprague spoke with Shawano Cty. Sherriff. We could hire coverage at $75 an hour for 3 hour
intervals, during specified times. This would happen if officers volunteer to cover these hours.
Clerk has applied for WEC Cares Subgrant.
Offer to Purchase has been signed for Backes property. Contract signed with REI for asbestos removal. 
Ditches and culverts complete on Birch St. and High St. Behm/Schmidt m/s/c to hire K & D Construction to clean out 
ditchline from Joann Olson property to Lyons Rd and beyond 200′ at a cost of $1,150.00. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Fine screens on sewer intake power system blew out and were repaired. 
Trustee Dombrowski shared what she learned in regard to winter overnight parking and snow removal and street
maintenance ordinances. She also spoke with Village of Wittenberg clerk in regard to their code book. She will
continue to research costs and sources of help for us to complete this project.
Clerk received a complaint for nuisance weed violation at 448 Wausau St. A letter was sent.
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to adopt resolution #20-6-1 to terminate Tax Incremental District. Roll call vote – All yes.
Behm/Klumpyan m/s/c to grant licenses as follows: Class A Liquor & Beer to Remington Oil Co. Inc & Dolgencorp LLC, 
Class B Liquor & Beer  to Chet & Emil’s Inc., Cigarette licenses to Remington Oil co. Inc., Dolgencorp, LLC, & Chet & Emil’s
Inc., and Operator’s licenses to Jeremy Praslowicz, Reid Praslowicz, Allison Praslowicz, Ed Resch, April Resch, Robert
Ecker, Cindy Lex, Dorothy Resch, Carla Blumenberg, Emily Low, Tanya Opper, Samantha Low, Kaitlynn Low, Tristin 
Radtke, John Greene, Deann Waldner, Tammy Uttecht, Linda Rastl & Kasey Blarek. Roll call vote – all yes.
President Sprague received an estimate for trees – 10-15’/$3,000 or 20-10’/$3,000, planting & delivery included. 
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:40 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
Village of Birnamwood

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JULY 13, 2020

A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, July 13, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Larry Kessen, Chris Jensen, Diane Haas, Richard Olson, David Humblet & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Larry Kessen asked if we had considered sealcoating Matthew Dr.
David Humblet spoke on behalf of the American Legion in regard to their property lines.
Minutes were read and approved. 
Bills were presented.
R.Resch/Schmidt m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
We now own the Backes Store property. Asbestos removal can start.
Sand & mulch will be put around the new merry go rounds. 
An estimate of $41,055.00 was received from Hanson Sanitation for 4 culverts to be installed.
Trustee Dombrowski reported that we can join the Towns Association for $800.00 and they will assist with 
our ordinance, zoning and permits updates. She will contact WI League of Municipalities to compare.
Dombrowski/Behm m/s/c to adopt resolution 20-7-01 for CMAR. Roll call vote – all yes.
A grant in the amount of $801.50 was received from the WEC CARES.
Discussion was held about the many fireworks that have been ignited in the area. No permits were obtained.
Trustee Dombrowski suggested our website needs to be updated. Too many ads popping up. 
Receipts were reported for June.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 9:00 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
Village of Birnamwood

VILLAGE BOARD MEETINGVILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOODMONDAY, JULY 27, 2020Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.7:00 p.m.

VILLAGE BOARD MEETINGVILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOODMONDAY, JULY 27, 2020Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.7:00 p.m. 
1.      Call to order
2.      Pledge of Allegiance
3.      Adoption of agenda
4.      Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
5.      Public comments
6.      Reading and approval of minutes
7.      Approval to pay bills as presented
8.      Old business
a.      Coronavirus update
b.      Speed sign reports
9.      Committee reports
a.      Finance & Insurance
b.      Property & Land Use – Backes Store demo update
c.       Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking, pond
d.      Water/Sewer/Streets – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
e.      Ordinances – Towns Association/League of WI Municipalitiesf.        Clerk communications
10.  New Business
A:
B: events
a.      Primary Election August
b.      Fall General Election November 3
C: Next meeting – August 10, 2020 

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001. LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERKPosted Monday, July 20, 2020

Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer
Village of BirnamwoodReplyForward

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING AGENDA

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JULY 13, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks/Events/Sidewalks – merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking, pond
    1. Water/Sewer/Streets – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: American Legion reps

B: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – July 27, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, July 6, 2020

Agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks & Events – merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking, pond
    1. Streets & Sidewalks – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Water & Sewer
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

B: liquor licenses approval

C: Jim Dalbec concessions

D: Next meeting – July 13, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, June 15, 2020

6/8/20 minutes

PROCEEDINGS OF REGULAR MEETING JUNE 8, 2020
A regular meeting of the Birnamwood Village Board was held on Monday evening, June 8, 2020
at the Matsche Center.
All members were present.
Also present: Tom Gatz, Chris Jensen, Diane Haas, Jim Dalbec & Ed Resch.
President Sprague called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 
Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Jim Dalbec would like to set up his concession stand in Remington’s parking lot. Item will be put on agenda for next meeting.
Minutes were read and approved with change being made to state Trustee Schmidt voted no on fireworks motion. 
Bills were presented.
Schmidt/R.Resch m/s/c to approve bills as presented. Roll call vote – all yes. 
Doesn’t seem to be any regulations anymore in regard to the coronavirus.
Chris continues to move the speed sign around on various streets.  Violations continue. Shawano County sheriff
to be notified.
Board of Review was held June 3. Gordy Meyer will be retiring and a new assessor will need to be hired. He also
recommended a reassessment of the Village be done at that time. 
Ed Resch gave a report on Backes Store purchase. Attorney will be contacted. Contract will Kautza Exc. Was signed for demolition.
Ball park fence is complete. 
Chris reported on progress of Birch and High Street projects. Discussion was held on Corazalla Dr. project. Hanson Sanitation
will be consulted.
Sewer cleaners went through. Problems on 1st Ave and a manhole is needed on Tower St. 
Splitter box is being installed at wastewater plant. I trackers have been moved and will be checked after the next storm. 
Trustee Dombrowski has been checking on ordinances and also found that the size of Village Board can be changed by 
adoption of ordinance. 
Behm/Dombrowski m/s/c to approve licenses for Birnamwood Little League. Roll call vote – all yes.
Shawano County is in need of someone to mow the lawn at 405 Maple St. Forest Cemetery and St. Philomena’s are also
in need of lawn mowers. 
Receipts for May were reported.
Schmidt/R. Resch m/s/c to adjourn at 8:50 p.m.
Lauri Klumpyan, clerk/treasurer

agenda

VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

VILLAGE OF BIRNAMWOOD

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020

Matsche Center, 363 Railroad St.

7:00 p.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Adoption of agenda
  4. Motion to deviate from the order of agenda if necessary
  5. Public comments
  6. Reading and approval of minutes
  7. Approval to pay bills as presented
  8. Old business
  9. Coronavirus update
  10. Speed sign reports – notify Shawano County?
  11. Committee reports
    1. Finance & Insurance
    1. Property & Land Use – Backes Store purchase update
    1. Parks & Events – ballpark fence, merry-go-rounds, Birchwood Park pathway & parking
    1. Streets & Sidewalks – ditches & culverts on Corazalla Dr – Phase 1 estimates
    1. Water & Sewer
    1. Ordinances
    1. Clerk communications
  12. New Business

A: events

  1. Primary Election August 11
    1. Fall General Election November 3

C: Next meeting – June 22, 2020

It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum  of members of other governmental bodies of the Municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information; no action will be taken by any governmental body at the above stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

Please note, that upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of disabled individuals through appropriate aids and services. For additional information or to request this service, contact the Village Clerk at 715-449-2001 or PO Box M, Birnamwood, WI 54414. Accommodations due to disability can be made by calling 715-449-3141 or 715-449-2001.

LAURI KLUMPYAN, CLERK

Posted Monday, June 1, 2020